2nd phase of EVM randomisation conducted in Varanasi

VARANASI, May 19 -- The second randomisation of electronic voting machines (EVMs) was conducted at the Commissionerate Auditorium, Varanasi, in the presence of general observer Amit Singh Negi, distri... Read More

HC junks Ajay Rai's plea challenging criminal proceedings against him

PRAYAGRAJ, May 19 -- The Allahabad high court has dismissed a petition filed by U.P. Congress chief Ajai Rai challenging the criminal proceedings going against him at Varanasi trial court under some s... Read More

Modi to address poll rally in Basti on Wed

GORAKHPUR, May 19 -- Electioneering for the nine parliamentary seats in the Gorakhpur and Basti divisions that are going to polls in the final two phases of elections on May 25 and June 1 has picked u... Read More

People of Amethi, Rae Bareli are Modi's family, not Gandhis': Shah

Amethi, May 19 -- Union home minister Amit Shah on Saturday said the people of Amethi and Rae Bareli are no longer the Gandhis' family, rather they are they are the family of Prime Minister Narendra M... Read More

'This poll is for saving country, religion'

Jhansi, May 19 -- Hours before campaigning came to an end for the fifth phase of voting for the 2024 Lok Sabha elections scheduled on Monday, home minister Amit Shah said on Saturday, "People of this ... Read More

Akhilesh hits back at PM, says BJP's clan will disintegrate after June 4

Lucknow, May 19 -- Samajwadi Party (SP) chief Akhilesh Yadav on Saturday hit back out at Prime Minister Narendra Modi for terming the INDIA bloc as "Bhanumati's clan" and said the BJP clan will disint... Read More

Yogi conducts 144 poll programmes in 49 days

Lucknow, May 19 -- Chief minister Yogi Adityanath, one of the BJP's star campaigners, has conducted 144 election programmes, including 111 public meetings, in 49 days during the ongoing Lok Sabha elec... Read More

Digvijay tears into BJP's 400-plus pitch

LUCKNOW, May 19 -- Congress leader and former Madhya Pradesh chief minister Digvijay Singh on Saturday said the 2024 Lok Sabha election is different from all previous ones as the BJP is demanding 400-... Read More

12-year-old boy drowns in pond; two cousins rescued

GORAKHPUR, May 19 -- One minor drowned, while two of his cousins were rescued, while bathing in a pond in village Parmeshwarpur on Saturday morning, said police. Circle officer Kamlesh Kumar Singh sa... Read More

Allahabad high court upholds dismissal of ADJ accused of dowry demand

PRAYAGRAJ, May 19 -- Observing that if there existed a temple of justice, the judicial officers must act like its high priests, the Allahabad high court upheld the dismissal of a judicial officer accu... Read More